Hiking Trail

Snækollur, Fannborg, Hverahnjúkur and Snót

Stand on top of the world

Ascend the highest peaks


10 km


8 hours


Skill & fitness level: Moderate

Season: June-Sept

Start point / end point: Parking lot by Keis slope

Distance covered: 10 kilometers

Total ascent: 900 meters

Highlights: Jökulfall glacial river ravine, legacy ski slopes, Keis slope, Kastali shed, Efri-Hveradalir, Jökulbringa, Jökulkinn and Borgarjökull

River ford crossings: None

Lodging: Highland Base


An 8-hour odyssey covering blue rivers, enchanting ravines, historic adventuring landmarks, glacial ice sheets, and the upper regions of the Hveradalir geothermal valley.

What to bring

Warm clothes and socks, wind- and waterproof jacket, sturdy boots, gloves, buff, hat, and sunglasses. Water, snacks, and a light lunch.


Don't embark on a solo summer hike without first consulting our safety checklist.